Silvia Poloto "Wabi-Sabi #5"

Aug 4 2021

Shipyard artist Silvia Poloto in solo show, online interview

Shipyard artist Silvia Poloto announces: I've been preparing for several shows and installations, and the first is coming up this Saturday August 7th at Art Ventures in Menlo Park. Also, curator Danielle Wohl interviewed me about my work in the Stanford University collection. Below is more information about the exhibit ...
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Aug 4 2021

Summer artwork from Bob Armstrong

Shipyard artist Bob Armstrong announces: I have just returned from Montana, where I did a two week artist residency at the Taft NichoIson Center in the remote Centennial Valley by Yellowstone National Park. There were herds of moose, elk and pronghorn antelopes, and trumpeter swans with their young. All hikes ...
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Bolingbroke mural poster

May 17 2021

Shipyard artist Richard Bolingbroke creates mural backdrop for jazz performances at Word. A Cafe in the Bayview

Shipyard artist Richard Bolingbroke will unveil a 30-foot "Jazz Mural" at Word. A Cafe in San Francisco's Bayview district on Friday May 21. The brilliantly colored mural wraps around the inside of the cafe's new bandstand created in one of two dining decks built in parking spaces as part of ...
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May 4 2021

News from Shipyard artist Nicole Mueller

Shipyard artist Nicole Mueller announces: I've recently received a large painting commission to create a series of two giant 17' x 14' works on canvas for a newly renovated building in Washington D.C. and have left my previous job working in career development at California College of the Arts to ...
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Apr 6 2021

Shipyard artists create neighborhood murals

Shipyard artists Afatasi the Artist, Rhonel Roberts, Malik Seneferu, and Ira Watkins and former Shipyard artist Claudio Talavera-Ballon painted murals on a wall along Evans Ave. and Hunters Point Blvd. approaching Hunters Point Shipyard. The unveiling of the murals Saturday, April 3, was the opening event in a series of ...
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Dec 4 2020

Shipyard artist Kay Kang artwork reproduced on motorcycle helmets

An artwork by Kay Kang, "It's a girl!!," was selected by the House of Helmet, a French manufacturer, for their series of art-inspired motorcycle helmets. From the House of Helmet website: "Her Artwork contribution for the House of Helmet It’s a Girl!! speaks to an old Korean tradition for communicating ...
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Nov 23 2020

Elvira Dayel artworks in show, exhibits – and on motorcycle helmets!

Shipyard artist Elvira Dayel is among the creatives who are collaborating with the House of Helmet Gallery (based in France) to contribute their art to the culture of motorcycle helmets. An artwork is re-created on the full-face helmet. See the post by House of Helmet and Elvıra on her blog ...
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Silvia Poloto book cover

Aug 20 2020

Shipyard artist Silvia Poloto book release and other news

News from Silvia Poloto: I have been working hard ...on a book called beauties of nothingness about my wabi-sabi series. [Available on Amazon] "beauties of nothingness is a book about the wabi-sabi series by Silvia Poloto, presented as a conversation. In a series of casual interviews with Jeffrey Goldsmith, the ...
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Artist Malik Seneferu holds up his fist during the installation of a mural on Golden Gate Avenue in the Tenderloin that says "Housing Black" on Aug. 10, 2020.

Aug 13 2020

Shipyard artist Malik Seneferu designs Tenderloin street mural promoting action on Black housing

Malik Seneferu is the creative force behind a new street mural on Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. The message, "Housing Black," calls attention to the problems of inadequate Black housing and homelessness. He also participated actively as community volunteers with paint rollers and brushes turned his designs ...
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Kattwinkel photo

Jan 9 2020

Shipyard artist Linda Joy Kattwinkel to speak at women’s art conference in Chicago

Shipyard artist Linda Joy Kattwinkel is also an attorney and will be speaking at the annual Women's Caucus for Art Conference in Chicago February 13-16, 2020. "From Shepard Fairey to Fair Use: What Every Artist Needs to Know About Copyright Law" Friday, Feb. 14, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Columbia College 1104 S. ...
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Ira Watkins mural unveiling

Jun 6 2019

Ira Watkins Mural Unveiling at Shipwright Cottage Friday, June 7

A new mural by Shipyard artist Ira Watkins, the current STAR Artist in Residence, will be unveiled at the historic Shipwright Cottage by the India Basin Neighborhood Association, who fought to save this historic resource that was threatened by severe neglect. Join the San Francisco Department of Recreation & Parks ...
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Tesia Blackburn ArtLab poster

Mar 5 2019

Shipyard artist Tesia Blackburn keynotes Union Square Apple store event March 16

Event: Art Lab: Translating Paint to Pixels with Tesia Blackburn Date and time: Saturday, March 16, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Location: Apple Union Square 300 Post Street (at Stockton) San Francisco, CA 94108 The store celebrates its Made by Women series with artist Tesia Blackburn. Often inspired by nature and ...
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Ira Watkins Spring Open Studios Banner|Theo Ellington|London Breed|

Apr 11 2018

Artist in Residence Ira Watkins to Speak at Open Studios Sunday, April 22, with London Breed and Theo Ellington

Sun, April 22, 2018 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM PDT Hunters Point Shipyard - Building 101, Studio 2419 San Francisco, CA 94124 - Directions 3:30 pm: Introduction - Marti McKee, Board President, Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) 3:30, 4:15, 5:00, 5:45: Artist Talks with Ira Watkins 3:45 pm: Special ...
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by Stacey M. Carter

Mar 1 2018

Shipyard Artist Speaks on Her Work at SF History Days at the Old Mint Saturday, March 3

Join Shipyard artist Stacey M. Carter this Saturday for a talk about her work at the 2018 San Francisco History Days at the Old Mint Artist Talk:  PRESENT HISTORY: A Visual Documentation of Urban Environment Location: The Old U.S. Mint,  88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA Theatre 2, Vault Level, Vault 1, Carpenter’s Shop Date: ...
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Mini-golf feature honoring the Bayview Opera House

Nov 13 2017

Hunters Point Mini-Golf features designs by Shipyard artists

A mini-golf course featuring designs by Shipyard artists Susan Spies and Stacey Carter and former Shipyard artist Derek Lynch was unveiled to throngs of delighted neighborhood children and their parents November 11 at the 2017 Bayview Harvest Festival. Sponsored by local nonprofit NOW Hunters Point (link opens in a new ...
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PeaceMakers poster|conference poster

Aug 5 2017

Shipyard Artist Aisla Islava co-hosts 2017 PeaceMakers Event September 23

A Powerful Life -Changing Evening with PeaceMakers Part of the National Campaign NonViolence Week SFBay Area Featuring Artists, Expressive Arts Therapy Resilience and Advocacy through Creative Arts and Education Saturday September 23, 6pm  Marines Memorial Theatre 609 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco TICKETS $19-$40 Like Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search ...
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Shipyard Artist announces new website

Carol Kummer has recently completed a new website ( Please check it out to see more of her work. She will be showing at Spring Open Studios April 2015.
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Hunters Point Shipyard building

Oct 18 2013

Making the Point

Beth Shannon’s documentary Making the Point gives us a rare look at the largest art colony in the United States. The film tells the story of Jacques Terzian, the Point's visionary founder and how he kept the Point going in the face of political, financial and environmental obstacles.
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